Email and Calendar

About Stanford Webmail

Webmail is an email program that works with a web browser. It allows you to access your @Stanford email from any computer with a web browser and an Internet connection. There is no software to download or configure.

How do I move my student email to my alumni email account?

About four months after you graduate, Stanford automatically forwards your mail to your alumni email address. The university keeps this forwarding in place for two years. Stanford also forwards mail for GSB alumni to their GSB alumni email addresses for two years.

How do I print appointments and emails in a different font size?

By default, appointments and emails print in 12 point type. You can choose a larger or smaller size.

To reset the font size:

Previous and Next arrows missing in Stanford Calendar

Sometimes the Previous and Next arrows disappear from Stanford Calendar when you change from Free/Busy view to one of the calendar views. To get the arrows back, change the calendar view and refresh the page.

To change the calendar view and refresh the page:

About Eudora at Stanford

QUALCOMM discontinued sales and support for Eudora in 2007.

While Eudora will continue to function for those who are using it, any future problems will not be resolved. IT Services recommends that all users evaluate other email programs and migrate existing mail to one of these programs.

About the Stanford Web-based Tasks feature

Use the Tasks feature to create your own to-do lists and help manage tasks through to completion.

Show me how to use Webmail, Webcal, Web Tasks, and my Web Address Book

Are you new to Stanford Webmail or want to become a power user? Visit the Video Tour and Helplets page to learn how to:

Where do I get the Outlook Connector?

The Zimbra Connector for Outlook configures Outlook to interact with the Zimbra server so that you can access your email, calendar, contacts, and tasks from Outlook 2003 or 2007.

See the Installing the Outlook Connector web page for the download link and installation instructions.

Can I send Prohibited or Restricted data through secure email?

If you need to email Prohibited or Restricted data, use the Stanford Secure Email service. To send secure email, type Secure: on the Subject line. You must include the colon character (:) and spell secure correctly or the email will be sent in the clear.

I deleted several email messages. Why am I still getting quota warnings?

Messages in your Trash folder count against your quota. Empty the Trash folder and then check your storage space.

To see your current quota usage in megabytes and by percentage, log in to Webmail and hover the cursor over your name in the upper right corner.

To free up storage space in Webmail:

About the Stanford Web-based Calendar

Visit the Calendar Basics page to find out how to log in to your calendar, create

How can I get faster performance when using Stanford Email and Calendar?

For faster performance when using Stanford Email and Calendar, use Firefox on Windows and Safari on Macintosh. You may experience significantly slower performance with Internet Explorer.